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"Hats for Heroes Event Raises $6,146 for Cause

Mars Area School District collected $6,146.70 to benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation as part of an annual Pink Out & “Hats for Heroes” fundraiser, held Oct. 14

Mars Area Primary Center brought in $923.88; Mars Area Elementary School, $1,386.53; Mars Area Centennial School, $424.76; Mars Area Middle School, $1,273.33; and Mars Area High School; $103. The District also collected $2,035.20 in online donations.

All District students (K-12) were asked to make a donation in return for the opportunity to wear a hat in school. In addition, all students and staff were encouraged to wear pink as part of a District-wide “Pink Out” to raise awareness for the cause.

Donations will also be accepted online at through the date of the 2023 Komen Pittsburgh More Than Pink Walk to be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Schenley Park.

For more information, call (724) 625-3145.